first_imgVancouver – Clark County Public Health officials are warning property owners of the risks of rain and snowmelt draining into their septic systems and saturating drain fields.Officials urge home and business owners to self-inspect their drain friends and tank locations for sewage that may surface in the next two weeks.If any problems are found, consult a certified inspector, which can be found at: www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/site-septic-systems.Septic system owners can prevent sewage surfacing or backups by reducing water use during rainy periods. Limiting water use also helps drain fields recover.last_img read more